U2 are to play three shows at the 3Arena at Christmas. The announcement was made by Bono in an interview he conducted with Tony Fenton before the Toda(...)

Tony Fenton, who has died aged 53, was consistently one of this country’s most popular radio DJs, at home with a wide variety of rock and pop, from Am(...)

Bono with his wife Ali and U2 band members Larry Mullen , Adam Clayton and The Edge, at the funeral of radio DJ Tony Fenton, at Donnybrook, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Not many people can persuade U2 to play at their funeral, but not many people are Tony Fenton. The Dude, as he was affectionately known to his friends(...)

Norman Tebbit: Miriam O’Callaghan’s open-ended approach allows glimpses of the person beneath the steely exterior and apparently unfeeling monotone

Politicians have underestimated it, artists have been beguiled by it, A-listers charmed and D-listers flattered. But after years of luring unsuspec(...)

RTÉ broadcaster Áine Lawlor was inducted into the PPI Hall of Fame along with Paul Claffey from Mid West Radio, Tony Fenton from Today FM and Walter Love from BBC Radio Ulster at the organisation’s annual awards ceremony last night.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

RTÉ Radio 1 was once again the big winner at last night’s Phonographic Performance Ireland (PPI) Radio Awards winning nine times. Irish Times’ columni(...)

Dan Healy (left), head of 2FM, and Pat Creed of Warner Music. Photograph:  Tony Kinlan

The changing of the guard at 2fm is always a good time to kick the tyres at the station. As Dan Healy takes over the big office from John McMahon, the(...)